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Social Benefits Tribunal (Tribunals Ontario)

Ministry
Attorney General
URL
http://tribunalsontario.ca/sbt/
Address
655 Bay Street, 14th Floor
TORONTO
M7A2A3
Phone
(416) 326-0978
Fax
(416) 326-5135
Background
Ontario Works Act, 1997 (opens a new window)
Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009 (opens a new window)
Function

The Social Benefits Tribunal exercises jurisdiction to hear appeals under the Ontario Works Act, 1997 and the Ontario Disability Support Plan Act, 1997, regarding the refusal to grant a benefit, the suspension or cancellation of a benefit, the reduction of a benefit or the amount of a benefit. 
The Social Benefits Tribunal is designated as part of an adjudicative tribunal cluster by regulation made under the Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009.

Membership

Members of the Social Benefits Tribunal are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. Some members are cross-appointed to other tribunals within Social Justice Tribunals Ontario.

Term

Members are appointed for a term specified by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

Remuneration

Appointees are remunerated according to Schedule B of the Agencies and Appointments Directive

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Associate Chair (Full-Time) STACEY FERGUSON
18-Jun-2022 - 17-Jun-2025
peterborough
2. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) STEPHANIE ZWICKER SLAVENS
15-Apr-2021 - 14-Apr-2023
toronto
3. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) MICHELLE GARRAWAY
02-Dec-2021 - 01-Dec-2023
oshawa
4. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) BRIAN KILLICK
17-Nov-2022 - 16-Nov-2024
sarnia
5. Vice-Chair (Full-Time) JONELLE VAN DELFT
13-Jun-2020 - 17-Feb-2025
caledonia
6. Vice-Chair (Full-Time)
7. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) DALTON BURGER
25-Nov-2021 - 24-Nov-2023
stouffville
8. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) LISE HENRIE
02-Dec-2021 - 01-Dec-2023
ottawa
9. Vice-Chair (Part-Time) SARA MINTZ
29-Sep-2022 - 25-Aug-2024
toronto
10. Member (Full-Time) ERIC BROWN
14-Jan-2021 - 13-Jan-2023
waterloo
11. Member (Full-Time) LOUISE HORTON
14-Jan-2021 - 13-Jan-2023
toronto
12. Member (Full-Time) KATHRYN GRIEVES
02-Dec-2021 - 23-Jan-2023
toronto
13. Member (Full-Time) ARIEL SZE MUN LO-WONG
25-Feb-2021 - 24-Feb-2023
toronto
14. Member (Full-Time) NAZARETH MAYNES
29-Apr-2021 - 28-Apr-2023
toronto
15. Member (Full-Time) SONIA OUELLET
29-Apr-2021 - 28-Apr-2023
ottawa
16. Member (Full-Time) CHARLES CHAN
07-Oct-2021 - 06-Oct-2023
burlington
17. Member (Full-Time) SHELBY WHITTICK
02-Dec-2021 - 01-Dec-2023
bowmanville
18. Member (Full-Time) MARTINA DWYER
17-Feb-2022 - 16-Feb-2024
ancaster
19. Member (Full-Time) CHRISTINA ROBERTSON
28-Apr-2022 - 27-Apr-2024
parry sound
20. Member (Full-Time) MARLENE KESLER
28-Apr-2022 - 27-Apr-2024
barrie
21. Member (Full-Time) JOSEPHINE RACIOPPO
17-Jun-2020 - 16-Jun-2025
north york
22. Member (Full-Time) CYNDI KUNKEL
26-Oct-2020 - 25-Oct-2025
orillia
23. Member (Full-Time) JONATHAN NG
20-Nov-2022 - 19-Nov-2025
toronto
24. Member (Full-Time)
25. Member (Full-Time)
26. Member (Part-Time) LISA DICESARE
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Dec-2022
dundas
27. Member (Part-Time) ARTHUR LUST
25-Mar-2021 - 24-Mar-2023
ottawa
28. Member (Part-Time) JED DECORY
29-Apr-2021 - 28-Apr-2023
aylmer
29. Member (Part-Time) RANIL MENDIS
06-May-2021 - 05-May-2023
mississauga
30. Member (Part-Time) MBUSO NKOSI
13-May-2021 - 12-May-2023
toronto
31. Member (Part-Time) SHERRY MACISAAC
01-Jan-2020 - 28-May-2023
ancaster
32. Member (Part-Time) TERRY BROUILLET
01-Jan-2020 - 11-Jun-2023
cornwall
33. Member (Part-Time) SANTINA MOCCIO
17-Jun-2021 - 16-Jun-2023
ancaster (hamilton)
34. Member (Part-Time) TONY FRANCIS
08-Jul-2021 - 07-Jul-2023
windsor
35. Member (Part-Time) OYEYINKA OYELOWO
26-Aug-2021 - 25-Aug-2023
toronto
36. Member (Part-Time) DR. GAURAV (GARY) REHAN
04-Nov-2021 - 03-Nov-2023
athens
37. Member (Part-Time) RONNY KATZ
25-Nov-2021 - 24-Nov-2023
toronto
38. Member (Part-Time) CATHERINE HOLTZ
02-Dec-2021 - 01-Dec-2023
emsdale
39. Member (Part-Time) SHAWNA LABADIE
02-Dec-2021 - 01-Dec-2023
windsor
40. Member (Part-Time) BORIS NEVELEV
22-Dec-2021 - 21-Dec-2023
toronto
41. Member (Part-Time) BRUCE DAVIES
22-Dec-2021 - 21-Dec-2023
sarnia
42. Member (Part-Time) LOUISE CHARETTE
06-Jan-2022 - 05-Jan-2024
l`orignal
43. Member (Part-Time) PAUL BRENNAN
06-Jan-2022 - 05-Jan-2024
toronto
44. Member (Part-Time) ASHLEY PITCHER
03-Feb-2022 - 02-Feb-2024
kingston
45. Member (Part-Time) KHIZER ANWAR
03-Feb-2022 - 02-Feb-2024
hamilton
46. Member (Part-Time) ELENI PALANTZAS
10-Feb-2022 - 09-Feb-2024
toronto
47. Member (Part-Time) GILA HELLER
10-Feb-2022 - 09-Feb-2024
toronto
48. Member (Part-Time) LAURA RINKE-VANDERWOUDE
10-Feb-2022 - 09-Feb-2024
toronto
49. Member (Part-Time) CHANTAL OUIMET-THOMPSON
14-Apr-2022 - 13-Apr-2024
kingston
50. Member (Part-Time) KELLY TEMKIN
14-Apr-2022 - 13-Apr-2024
toronto
51. Member (Part-Time) SALLY ASHTON
14-Apr-2022 - 13-Apr-2024
bracebridge
52. Member (Part-Time) SHAUN HARRINGTON
14-Apr-2022 - 13-Apr-2024
ottawa
53. Member (Part-Time) JOELLE MALETTE
29-Sep-2022 - 28-Sep-2024
timmins
54. Member (Part-Time) GEORGES LARIVIERE
17-Jun-2020 - 16-Jun-2025
burlington
55. Member (Part-Time) DENISE DIETRICH
22-Oct-2022 - 21-Oct-2025
waterloo
56. Member (Part-Time)
57. Member (Part-Time)
58. Executive Chair (Full-Time) SEAN WEIR
02-Dec-2022 - 01-Dec-2025
oakville